AU students come from all walks of life, and though I don’t think it would be hard to describe any single one of us as a champion in some form or another, this week, our feature article is with a student who’s an actual champion.  A two-time Canadian champion bodybuilder, in fact.  Read more about… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week

Scholarship name:  IBD Scholarship Sponsored by:  Crohn’s and Colitis Canada Deadline:  June 1, 2021, 11:59 pm EDT Potential payout:  $5000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Canada, be diagnosed with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis by a health care professional, be seeking a diploma, associate, undergraduate, or graduate degree from a… Read more »

The Reading List for May 2021

Happy May! Many traditional Universities are now off for the year with some students beginning their Spring semester. However, for us Athabasca students, most of us are continuing with our courses or perhaps some of us are also taking a small break from studies for the Spring and Summer. Whether you are studying or not,… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

MBA for Supply Chain Managers Info Session Wed, May 12, 10:00 to 11:00 am MDT Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business RSVP through above link PowerED™ Coach Approach for Leadership Development Info Session Thur, May 13, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT Online Hosted by AU’s PowerED™ RSVP through above link 2021… Read more »

Jean-Denis Goes Aloft

An interesting sidebar about this piece is that though the judges know it as Northern France, 1905, the original title was Jean-Denis Goes Aloft.  But that title was only in the file name of the document—a file name that got scrubbed along with all the other meta-data when we anonymized all the entries.  Instead, it was sent… Read more »

Student Sizzle—AU Social Media

AthaU Facebook Group How do you spell “academic misconduct”?  A thread about posting or using student essays on certain study-resource websites sparks a lively discussion on what is, and is not, cheating. Discord The things you learn!  A thread in the #general channel leads to a tip for a free online tool to catch spelling… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES May 13: AUSUnights Virtual Trivia May 20: AUSU Student Council Meeting May 25: AUSU By-Election nominations open Run in Upcoming By-Election Join the race in the upcoming AUSU Student Council by-election and… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Dany Bianca

Who are your fellow students?  It can feel like you are all alone in your studies, but across the nation, around the globe, students like you are also pursuing their AU education, and The Voice Magazine wants to bring their stories to you.  If you would like to be featured next, do not hesitate to… Read more »

How to Start a Workout Routine At Home

Let’s face it, we’ve all been there.  Whether it’s the incessant snacking from the last year or the numerous Skip The Dishes takeout we’ve resorted to, COVID-19 has placed a mental and physical toll on our bodies.  For myself, I know the pandemic has been unforgiving on my workout routines.  With the number of public… Read more »